decontaminate

Definition of decontaminate

de`con`tam´i`nate   Pronunciation: dė`kŭn`tăm´ĭ`nāt
v. t.1.To remove contamination or contaminants from, by a cleansing process; - usually used of radioactive, infectious, or toxic materials; as, to decontaminate clothing worn by persons with infective disease; decontaminate an area of PCB's after explosion of a transformer.

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